Leading oilfield services company Topaz Energy and Marine won two awards out of four nominations at the annual Seatrade Middle East & Indian Subcontinent Awards 2011 held in Dubai recently.
Stephen R Thomas, CEO of Topaz Energy and Marine, commented on the awards saying, “The Seatrade Awards are a benchmark for excellence in our industry. We are very honoured to have won these two awards amongst other first class finalists. We shall treat the Safety & Quality Award as a charge of responsibility to maintain the highest standards of safety in all that we do.
Receiving the awards on behalf of the division was Roy Donaldson, COO of Topaz Marine, who said, “Our people work tirelessly to maintain a spotless safety record, and winning the Safety & Quality and Workboat Awards demonstrates the unwavering commitment and serious attention we place on safety and efficiency across our businesses. This has brought great honour to our company and we could not be more pleased by the outstanding effort of all those in Topaz Marine to qualify in four major categories.”
Topaz’s awards were won in strong competition with prominent companies and executives of the maritime community in the region and the Indian subcontinent at a glamorous ceremony organized by the Seatrade organisation. Topaz was also represented as finalists in ‘Technical Innovation’ and ‘Marine and Offshore Services’ categories.
Safety and Quality Award – Topaz’s commitment to safety permeates all levels of the organisation and the company always strives for an incident-free workplace through an uncompromising approach to safety. A systematic training and empowerment program ensures that all staff actively participates in the development of ongoing improvements to an already well-established safety system.
Workboats Award –Operating a diverse fleet of 102 vessels, Topaz Marine offers a wide range of offshore support services including towage, rig moves, pipelay support, survey, subsea development, installation maintenance and repair, production and development supply, cable laying, ice breakers etc. With our modern and dynamically positioned fleet, Topaz Marine is well-placed to offer a quality, safe and reliable service to its customers.
Topaz Energy and Marine
Topaz Energy and Marine is a leading oilfield services company providing marine and engineering solutions to the global energy industry with primary focus on MENA and the Caspian Sea. Headquartered in Dubai and with more than 35 years of experience in the Middle East, Topaz operates a fleet of approximately 100 offshore support vessels and provides energy and marine engineering services. Topaz is a wholly owned subsidiary of Renaissance Services SAOG, a publicly traded company on the Muscat Securities Market, Oman.
Source: Topaz Energy, October 20, 2011